16,000 designer bags seized in Southern California

September 26, 2013 2:34:06 PM PDT
Customs agents in Southern California have announced they've seized 16,000 counterfeit Hermes designer bags.

The bags were discovered in nine shipments that have arrived since June at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Officials say the items have a combined value of $295,000.

Authorities haven't said where the items were shipped from.